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RELEASE: Mayor Bradford Issues Proclamation and Executive Order in Memory of Police Juror Maxie Faye Monroe

7/11/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 11, 2018

Mayor Bradford Issues Proclamation and Executive Order in Memory of Police Juror Maxie Faye Monroe

JONESBORO -- Mayor James E. Bradford has issued a proclamation in memory, honor and recognition of the public service of Jackson Parish Policy Juror Maxie Faye Monroe, who passed away on July 5, 2018.

On July 11, 2018, Bradford issued an executive order directing all flags on Town grounds to be lowered to half-staff as a public display of the Town's gratitude towards Monroe's years of service.

The proclamation and executive order were as follows:

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, The Town of Jonesboro mourns the loss of Jackson Parish Police Juror, public servant, and resident, Maxie Faye Monroe, who passed unto the Lord upon July 5, 2018; and

WHEREAS, Monroe is recognized and remembered for her years of service unto the public good of our community as a Police Juror, board member of the Jackson Parish Library, board member of the North Delta Regional Planning and Development Council, member of the Louisiana Policy Jury Association, board member of Pine Belt Multi-Purpose Agency, and member and officer of the Lillie Caesar Women Auxiliary Unit #527 American Legion; and

WHEREAS, Monroe was an advocate for domestic abuse survivors in rural communities, where she assisted survivors in navigating their legal rights, ensuring their protection, and obtaining assistance; and

WHEREAS, Monroe served her community, Town, Parish, and State with honor and will be missed by her community.

NOW, THERFORE, I, JAMES E. BRADFORD, Mayor of the Town of Jonesboro, hereby recognize and remember Maxine Faye Monroe for her many contributions to this Town and Parish and join with the community in offering condolences and extending deepest sympathy to Monroe’s family and friends on behalf of the Town of Jonesboro.

IN WITNESS THEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the great seal of the Town to be affixed this fourteenth day of July in the year of our Lord two thousand and eighteen.

/s/ James E. Bradford
Mayor

EXECUTIVE ORDER
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Relating to a Proclamation Recognizing and Remembering Maxie Faye Monroe for Years of Public Service to the Town of Jonesboro and Parish of Jackson

WHEREAS, The Town of Jonesboro mourns the loss of Jackson Parish Police Juror, public servant, and resident, Maxie Faye Monroe, who passed unto the Lord upon July 5, 2018; and

WHEREAS, The Town of Jonesboro would like to publicly display its recognition and remembrance of the public service of Maxie Faye Monroe.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, JAMES E. BRADFORD, Mayor of the Town of Jonesboro, by the authority vested in me by the laws of this Municipality and State, do hereby order the Flag of the United States, the Flag of the State of Louisiana, and the Flag of the Town of Jonesboro shall be flown at half-staff at all buildings and grounds of the Town of Jonesboro, beginning at sunrise on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, and ending at sunrise on Monday, July 16, 2018.

IN WITNESS THEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the great seal of the Town to be affixed this eleventh day of July in the year of our Lord two thousand eighteen.

/s/ James E. Bradford
Mayor